Aruna Krishnamurthy Rao

Independent Director

Aruna Rao is the Executive Vice President & Group Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Kotak Mahindra group that comprises Commercial, Retail & Investment Banking, Institutional Equity, Retail Brokerage, Retail Assets, Mutual Funds and Life Insurance.

Prior to joining Kotak, Aruna had a 20-year career in COSL / Polaris, where she built a team of 1500 technology professionals and managed the Global Corporate Banking Technology Products and Services business.

Prior to COSL, Aruna worked with a Maryland-based bank in the US and with the Operations Research Group (ORG) in India.

She holds an MBA and an MS in Information Systems from Maryland University.